10 Things That Make Blogging Frustrating

7 min readMay 3, 2022
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Am I the only blogger who thinks that blogging is frustrating? Many new bloggers start a blog thinking that it will be easy and fun. But blogging is a lot of work, and it can be frustrating sometimes. If you have invested your time, money, and effort in trying to make your blog a success, you may feel frustrated and demoralized when what you are doing doesn’t seem to be working. But, if blogging is so frustrating, why do I keep doing it? Sometimes I ask myself why I haven’t quit blogging yet, and the simple answer is that I love doing it and, perhaps, because I also hate giving up on the things I start. So despite the disappointments and challenges I have faced along my blogging journey, I’m not ready to throw in the towel yet. In this post, I want to discuss the reasons why blogging is frustrating for some bloggers. Let’s dive in…

Things That Make Blogging Frustrating

  1. Traffic

Since we are talking about the things that make blogging frustrating, we might as well start with the main one, traffic. Many bloggers often get frustrated and give up on their blogs due to low traffic. However, it is not always about low traffic; the unexplained traffic fluctuations that occur periodically on blogs can also make you feel like quitting as a blogger. No matter how long you have been blogging or the amount of traffic you have, it can be frustrating when your blog views dip. Since you may not have changed anything in the way you promote your blog or how you write, sometimes you may not even know what caused the reduction in the number of people visiting your blog. Comparing your blog’s stats with those of other bloggers doesn’t help either. Since a blog’s traffic depends on many things that are always changing and comes from various sources, pinpointing what you need to work on can also be difficult.

2. Blog growth

There are many more aspects to the growth of a blog other than traffic. Most bloggers start their blog with an idea of the goals they want to achieve with it, and hence they set out to reach various blogging milestones by a particular time. Some common blogging milestones that bloggers use to measure their blog’s growth include reaching the first 100 followers/subscribers, writing 100 posts, getting a post to rank on search engines…